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4 trends that will further revolutionise the drone mapping industry

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones featured geotrends2017

Drone mapping tech is developing so fast that it’s hard to follow all the industry news. UAVs are getting smarter, faster and overall more complex but there are a couple of trends that are about to move the drone photogrammetry revolution to the next level. 1. Size vs. battery life The launch of DJI Mavic […]

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DevSummit Demo Theatre Sessions – Sneak Peek!

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 developer summit 3d gis app developers apps arcgis enterprise

You didn’t think we’d leave you hanging with just 20 some tech session videos, did you? We’ve included 20 demo theater sessions as well! These were such a hit, we had to be sure to get them out to everyone … Continue reading


ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.9 released

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  android app developers arcgis android arcgis runtime sdk for android arcgisruntime

We are excited to announce an update release to the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.9.  This patch release updates the SDK API to support bidirectional sync with ArcGIS Server.  You can view the release notes here. To apply this … Continue reading


Make Your Mark in the GIS of the World

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps arcgis online arcgis pro

Just Click on the My Contributions tab to Share Important Data As you may have heard, the Living Atlas of the World website has undergone a redesign to make finding what you need and contributing content as easy as possible. … Continue reading


Mysterious leak near Porterville Compressor Station, NY

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles compressor station compressor stations data and analysis east aurora

Last month, FracTracker Alliance featured a blog entry and map exploring the controversy around National Fuel’s proposed Northern Access Pipeline (NAPL) project, shown in the map below. The proposed project, which has already received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), is still awaiting a decision — Section 401 Water Quality Certification — from […]

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This amazing map will help you explore the history of life

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps

For a few decades, paleobiology researchers have tried to answer a question about the evolutionary history of life on our planet. To accomplish this quest, scientists gathered and analyzed thousands of samples from all around the world, trying to find relationships between various species. Recently I came across an interesting database tackling this problem in […]

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Geospatial Tools Webinar

Mar 25 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  uncategorized

A free webinar, “Effective Use of Geospatial Tools in Highway Construction” is being offered on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm EDT. Geospatial tools are widely used during highway construction and are considered foundational to realizing value for stakeholders through … Continue reading

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Utilizing map data to project a simplistic graph analysis

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  giscience graphs maps

Mapping resources can be used for any manner of data collection, of which a variety of geostatistical analysis can occur, one of the more familiar of these being graphs. Creating a graph from multiple data sets sourced from multiple maps can be an easy, straightforward process when broken down into steps. The example I’ll be using here is an […]

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What’s cooking on the Story Maps Developers’ Corner?

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online developer story maps story maps developers' corner

The Story Maps Developers’ Corner is a great place for developers of all experience levels to learn how to customize Esri’s open-source Story Map apps. The Story Maps team has shared many tips and tricks on the Dev Corner since we announced … Continue reading


Top 30 maps and charts that explain the European Union

Mar 24 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  europe european union featured topgeo

Tomorrow European Union celebrates the 60th birthday. On March 25, 1957, leaders of six countries – Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands – met in Rome and signed two treaties that established the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community, later transformed into the European Union. Although Europe is experiencing growing turbulence […]

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